Archive | July, 2010

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Fatality on Mt. Whitney

Inyo County Sheriff officials report that a 63-year-old woman has died on Mt. Whitney. Carma Roper with the Sheriffs Department says that Inyo County Search and Rescue received a call at about 2:00 am Friday regarding a fatality on Mt. Whitney. Rescuers, assisted by the China Lake Mountain Rescue Group, used a wheeled litter to […]

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Methamphetamine Arrest Near Bridgeport

A vehicle stop near Bridgeport led to the arrest of a Mariposa man for methamphetamine related charges. On July 27, 2010, at approximately 4:00pm a Mono County Deputy Sheriff conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the Bridgeport area for speed and erratic driving, officials say. The Deputy contacted the driver and sole occupant […]

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Bureaucrat Beat: Regrets, WikiLeaks, and Old Croc

Love may mean never having to say you’re sorry, but apologies definitely required in politics. These days regrets seem to abound right after some politico talks and left his brain in outer space somewhere. They’re all sorry – from the Whitehouse to the Capitol to Bell City Hall in California. First, the USDA Chief fired […]

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Mammoth Police Arrest Local Man for Burglary

After a series of burglaries at the Bigwood Condos in Mammoth Lakes, police followed up on evidence in one particular case and arrested a Mammoth Lakes man. Police Officer Jesse Gorham said that the method of break-ins in all three burglaries at the condo complex were similar. Police said they arrested condo employee, Brian Rondini, […]

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Digital 395 Project Waits on Stimulus Money

The people involved in the major broadband internet project for the Eastern Sierra known as Digital 395 wait on edge to hear about major federal stimulus funding. Digital 395 includees 400 miles of fiber optic line. One of those people, Michael Ort of Praxis, said this week that there is no definite news yet. Ort […]

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MOMS Club Care Packages for Local Soldiers

The local MOMS Club, the Mothers of Military Service members, continue to send care packages to local soldiers serving in hot zones overseas. Right now the group is sending care packages to 11 soldiers from the Eastern Sierra. Using money that was donated by local residents, this year the MOMS club also helped send parents […]

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Assault in Bridgeport; Juvenile Arrested

A fight in Bridgeport has led to the arrest of a juvenile for felony assault. Mono Sheriff officials say that the incident occurred on Saturday, July 17, at about 7:21 pm. Deputies were called out to a report of a possible juvenile assault in the Bridgeport area. Officials say that when officers arrived on scene, […]

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Pet Skunked? ICARE Responds

De-Skunking Your Pet by Lisa Schade, ICARE It’s that time of year again and ICARE has been getting lots of reports from pet owners whose pets are getting “skunked.” What is the best way to get that smell out? Forget about tomato juice! Here’s a home-made potion that really works. As with any de-skunker, it’s […]

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Pet Skunked? ICARE Responds

De-Skunking Your Pet” by Lisa Schade, ICARE It’s that time of year again and ICARE has been getting lots of reports from pet owners whose pets are getting “skunked.” What is the best way to get that smell out? Forget about tomato juice! Here’s a home-made potion that really works. As with any de-skunker, it’s […]

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Mammoth Town Staff vs. Police Over New MLPD Station

Mammoth police officers and Town staff earlier clashed over a location for a new police station. Now, council members have directed staff to look at all options. The current police station cramps officers into a small, twisty space with many problems. Few would deny the need for a new facility. According to Town government sources, […]

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